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1572 Hammock Beach Road
Swansboro, NC 28584

GPS: 34.671, -77.1429




  • September to May:
    8:00am to 6:00pm
  • June to August:
    8:00am to 7:00pm
  • Closed Christmas Day


  • September to May:
    8:00am to 5:00pm
  • June to August:
    8:00am to 6:00pm
  • Closed Christmas Day



No Ferry Service Bathhouse Closed and...   

Ferry service has ended for the 2019 season and is scheduled to resume April 3, 2020.  Access to Bear Island is available by canoe, kayak, private boat, or private water taxi.  The bathhouse on Bear Island, with rest room facilities and potable water, is currently closed and winterized.  Camping is permitted but campers must bring all necessities with them including drinking water.  Barring any freezing temperatures or maintenance issues, the bathhouse will reopen on or about March 15, 2020. All facilities on the mainland are open including the trails, kayak launch, and boat ramp. 
Please see Hammocks Beach Updates for additional information.

 Last updated on: Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Upcoming Events:

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 5:00pm
Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 2:00pm
Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 3:00pm